Development of Coaches: VI. Does ICF Certification Make A Difference?

William Bergquist December 30, 2016 1
Development of Coaches: VI. Does ICF Certification Make A Difference?

Question: When in difficulty, how often do you . . .

   

ICF Certified

 

Non-ICF Certified (Renegade)

 

T-Test

 

P Level

Try to see the problem from a different perspective

n

Mean=3.97

Variance=0.78

Mean=3.97

Variance =0.70

t = 0.03

df =199

>.05
Share your experience of the difficulty with a client Mean=2.86

Variance=1.75

Mean=2.82

Variance =1.42

t = 0.19

df =199

>.05
Discuss the problem with a more experienced colleague Mean=3.27

Variance=1.51

Mean=2.95

Variance =1.68

t = 1.67

df =199

>.05
Consult relevant articles or books Mean=2.70

Variance=1.81

Mean=2.87

Variance =1.72

t = -0.82

df =199

>.05
Involve another professional or organization in the case Mean=1.73

Variance=1.65

Mean=1.79

Variance =2.34

t = -0.28

df =199

>.05
Make changes in your coaching contract with a client Mean=1.74

Variance=1.63

Mean=1.38

Variance =1.47

t = 1.90

df =199

>.05
Simply hope that things will improve eventually Mean=0.79

Variance=0.73

Mean=0.80

Variance =0.86

t = -0.08

df =199

>.05
Seriously consider terminating coaching Mean=1.29

Variance=0.80

Mean=1.03

Variance =0.63

t = 1.96

df =199

>.05

CV= 1.98

Review privately with yourself how the problem has arisen Mean=3.66

Variance=1.35

Mean=3.74

Variance =1.50

t = -0.41

df =199

>.05
Just give yourself permission to experience difficult or disturbing feelings Mean=3.21

Variance=1.39

Mean=3.41

Variance =1.28

t = -1.09

df =199

>.05
See whether you and your client can deal together with the difficulty

 

Mean=3.37

Variance=1.58

Mean=3.41

Variance =1.00

t = -0.26

df =199

>.05
Sign up for a conference or workshop that might bear on the problem

 

Mean=1.41

Variance=1.49

Mean=1.53

Variance =1.59

t = -0.69

df =230

>.05
Modify your stance or approach with a client

 

Mean=3.31

Variance=1.20

Mean=3.16

Variance =1.24

t = 1.00

df =230

>.05
Avoid dealing with the problem for the present

 

Mean=0.94

Variance=0.63

Mean=0.96

Variance =0.80

t = -0.16

df =230

>.05
Show your frustration to the client

 

Mean=0.83

Variance=0.87

Mean=0.72

Variance =0.69

t = 0.81

df =230

>.05
Explore the possibility of referring the client to another coach

 

Mean=1.54

Variance=1.13

Mean=1.79

Variance =1.19

t = -1.62

df =230

>.05
Refer the client to some other non-coaching professional

 

Mean=1.60

Variance=1.24

Mean=1.80

Variance =1.29

t = -1.26

df =230

>.05

When in difficulty, the ICF certified respondents indicate that they are more likely than the renegade respondents to “seriously consider terminating coaching.” This difference is significant at the .05 level of confidence.

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Rey Carr
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What a terrific paper! And I’m not saying that because my name is spelled correctly or my ideas are accurately presented. The distinction between internal/external locus of control, the renegades/certified distinction, and the frontier town analogy are all stimulating and thought-provoking ideas.

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